Oma’s Purr cat food, an Oma’s Pride product, is being recalled nationwide after routine testing revealed salmonella in some lots of the product, according to a news release from the Food and Drug Administration.
The Avon, Connecticut-based company is recalling its 12-ounce (UPC: 8 79384 00017 9) and 2-pound (UPC: 8 79384 00018 6) Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal products, manufactured on Sept. 12, 2014, with a use by recommended date of Sept. 12, 2015, with code #1524. The products are frozen and have plastic packaging under the Oma’s Pride brand.
Symptoms in animals may include fever, diarrhea, vomiting, loss of appetite and an abnormally fast heart rate. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. Contact a veterinarian if your pet has symptoms after consuming the recalled food.
If you have a recalled product, do not feed it to your pets but dispose of it safely in a tightly sealed trash receptacle or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. For more information, go to the company’s website at omaspride.com or call 1-800-678-6627 9 a.m.4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday.